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Table 2 Patients’ features

From: Analysis of benzodiazepine withdrawal program managed by primary care nurses in Spain

Features N - (%)
Natives or residents for more than 5 years 49 (96.1)
Education:  
  Primary school 14 (27.5)
  Secondary school 34 (66.7)
  University or postgraduate. 3 (5.9)
Employment situation:  
  Pensioners 36 (70.6)
  Housewives 6 (11.8)
  Active workers 9 (17.6)
Consumption of drugs:  
  Did not use antidepressants 42 (82)
  Consumed antidepressants: 9 (18)
       a) SSRI 7 (14)
       b) MAO 1 (2)
       c)Tricycle Antidepressants 1 (2)
Chronic disease:  
  One or more chronic diseases 43 (84.3)
  COPD 10 (19.6)
  Osteoarthritis 6 (11.8)
Toxic habits:  
  Alcohol 2 (3.9)
  Smoking 13 (25.5)
  Other drugs 1 ( 2)
Cause of BZD consumption  
Sleep disorder 25 (0.5)
Anxiety 9 (0.2)
Depression 5 (0.1)
Other diagnoses 11 (0.2)
  1. SSRI: Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor.
  2. MAOI: Monoamine oxidase Inhibitors.
  3. COPD: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease.